Lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Country of Origin: France
The aroma is mellow, peaceful, and flowery. It is steamed distilled. Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, relaxing, soothing, antiseptic, disinfectant, excellent for skin disorders
Contraindicatons: Do not use in pregnancy.
The Dandruff Shampoo Formulation was such a popular formulation that my team and I decided to share my LICE preventive shampoo and treatment that I have used for over 15 years. Essential oils are excellent repellants and help to suffocate the eggs of the lice along with Jojoba and Carrier oils.
First of all, Shampoo the hair with this Lice Preventive Shampoo Formulation that I show you how to make on the video, then place the Lice Preventive Hair Treatment Formulation on the hair that I also teach you how to make on the video; then comb it with a lice comb. Place shower cap on the head with all the hair in it, keep it on overnight. Next morning, re shampoo the hair with the Lice Preventive Shampoo. I continue to use the Lice Preventive Shampoo and comb the hair out everyday for 10 days. Then on the tenth evening I re- apply the Lice Preventive Treatment and next morning Shampoo the hair with Lice Preventive Shampoo. Please make sure you keep using the Lice Preventive Shampoo on a regular basis combing the hair each night until all eggs are gone.
Here is the Formulation on my Video called Daily Essentials: ” Natural Treatment for Head Lice!”
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“Don’t Forget Your Essentials, Use Your Common Scents,”
My birthday is twelve days before Christmas and I feel so blessed to be 56 years old on December 13th with good health and lots of joy and happiness in my life therefore I wanted to share my birthday blessings with you by offering you a special perfume that I developed. My previous work as a developer for organic cosmetics ( skin care, perfumes, bath and hair products based on aromatherapy) is something I really enjoyed and it makes me so happy to share it with you in my song ” Twelve days before my birthday” as my gift to you while offering my new Live on line Introduction to Aromatherapy Webinar. Below the Video is the course offer and the items you will need to be in the course because this is a hands on learning experience.
Please register for Introduction to Aromatherapy on
You will learn: What is an essential oil? Safety with essential oils Introduction to course essential oils (Lemon, Lavender, Tea Tree, Frankincense, Peppermint Red Mandarin, Ylang Ylang, Refuge, Essential Shield, Core, Inspire, and Recover Blends How to use Nature’s Sunshine new Authentic Essentials Kit and more. Make a massage oil Make a soothing balm Make a bath salt Make a diffuser blend to uplift you during seasonal changes for your home or office. Make a detox clay pack.
You will need this items for the course:
Nature’s Sunshine (NSP) essential oil Authentic Kit *
1 x bottle NSP Red Mandarin essential oil*
1 x bottle NSP Ylang Ylang essential oil*
1 x jar NSP Golden Salve*
1x bottle NSP Carrier Oil *
1x bottle NSP Hydrated Bentonite Clay *
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1 x bottle NSP Aloe Vera Gel*
1 x NSP Sea Salt*
2 x 15ml empty amber bottles *
1 x 1oz. empty jar
2 oz. bottle with sprayer *
½ oz. clear roll-on bottle *
1 x funnel *
Wooden stir sticks
Sticky labels for your bottles*
Small bowls for mixing and blending
*Natures Sunshine Products
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
I look forward to sharing my Birthday Blessings with you at this Webinar.
Don’t forget your Essentials, Use your Common Scents,
I am out the door to Sri Lanka to see this beautiful island of spices however I first wanted to share this Ointment for Cuts when Gardening because this is the time of year we are clearing out the summer garden and putting in the garden for winter. Each year I make a patch of salve which you can get the recipe for on page 23 and 24 of my book, Common Scents, A Practical Guide to Aromatherapy or you can purchase a ready made ointment like Golden Salve by Natures Sunshine.
Heres the recipe:
1 T. Homemade Salve or ready made (Golden Salve)
1 T. Aloe Vera Gel
3 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
3 drops Lavender Essential Oil
6 drops Frankincense Essential Oil
In a bowl,mix the Salve and Aloe Vera Gel until they are blended well together. Add the essential oils and mix thoroughly. You will have a very cool, refreshing salve to the touch. Wash cuts thoroughly and place Ointment on cuts. Repeat as needed.
Contraindications: Do not use in pregnancy.
Here is the video
Don’t forget your Essentials, Use your Common Scents.
After the harvest in June with Joel, I always keep some Lavender to dry in which I make different things with the dried lavender. One of the things that I like to do with it is make Lavender Sachets. Dried Lavender in France has been used in sachets ( sac originating from Old French) for centuries to scent drawers and closets. It makes your clothes smell fresh and clean. The genus of Lavender is Lavandula which comes from the French word Lavere meaning clean.
It also repels insects such as moths and keeps the woolens from having moth holes. This is truly a daily essential. I don’t like it when I arrive to wear my wool jacket and find their are moth holes in it and I can no longer wear it. The one important thing you have to remember is to freshen up your sachets every 3 or 4 months with Lavender essential oil. This is why I make mine with ribbon ties. Here goes my recipe for Lavender Sachets:
Items that you will need for one sachet:
Ribbon- color of your choice
Fine Tulle netting that you cut in a circle
2 Tablespoons of dried lavender flowers that you have taken from the stems
20 drops Lavender oil
Enjoy the DIY video:
Don’t forget your Essentials, Use your Common Scents.
Today, has been such a hot, sunny yet calm day with the Lavender ( Lavandula officinalis) is being harvested. My friend, Joel who has been helping to take care of the plants on Domaine de Castillou, in the South of France where I live. Domaine de Castillou is an organic farm where lavender, rosemary, sage and 3 different kinds of thyme are grown.
The harvest started this morning : in the large fields the lavender was cut by machine however the smaller fields in the hills were cut by hand by my dear friend Joel. He showed me how to cut the lavender by hand. My daughter Zoe filmed us in the lavender field which you will see on this blog. Most people who are close to me understand that Lavender is a very special plant and essential oil to me. It is the essential oil that introduced to me how effective essential oils can be on the nervous system. Here is my Love Story about Lavender essential oil. My son, Burt had
Zoe, my daughter, Joel harvester and I cutting Lavender on Domaine de Castillou
stuttered since the age of four. He often repeated words like, You see, you see, you see.” From the ages of four to six , I took him to a speech pathologist for this stuttering problem. The pathologist said, the school system would probably lose him between the cracks, because he most likely wouldn’t qualify for help.
This is exactly what happened I made unsuccessful attempts to get him into a program. During fourth grade we changed schools and he was finally accepted into a speech therapy program but refused to go because he was embarrassed. When Burt was nine years old, we started putting five to ten drops of Lavender in his bath each night after reading that Lavender was calming. After one month we all realized Burt was no longer strutting. This is what convinced us to start experimenting with essential oils. Burt will be 34 years old in July and still uses Lavender in his bath. He no longer stutters. He has realized this is his signature plant. A signature plant is one that helps the person come back in balance. Lavender plant person when imbalanced hits their heads a lot and doesn’t watch for themselves. This has happened to my son Burt many times. You see Burt is cowboy, horse chiropractor and horse shoer. He has been bucked off, fallen on and been in my different kinds of situations with horses. Burt has hit his head a few times you could say and lavender has always revived him. I love Burt and Lavender. They are meant for each other.
Au Revoir, Don’t forget your Essentials, Use your Common Scents,
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